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Recapping AD's Bearings & PT North American Meeting
A record 364 attendees from 165 member distributors and suppliers engaged in virtual networking and investing in growth-focused relationships.
May 5th, 2021
AD Member Sales Grew 14% in Q1
Purchases by member companies from AD supplier partners were up 16%.
May 3rd, 2021
AD Earns 3rd Straight Philadelphia Top Workplace Award
The honor is based upon an anonymous survey measuring drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization.
Apr 28th, 2021
AD Appoints First Chief Marketing Officer
Marty McLaughlin will collaborate with AD's members and boards in identifying new areas of added value.
Apr 4th, 2021
AD Boosts Distributions to Members Despite Pandemic Impacts
Total member sales were down 3 percent from 2019, including Industrial and Safety divisions same-store sales that fell 7 percent.
Feb 1st, 2021
Snap-on Veteran Carr to Lead AD's Industrial & Safety and Safety Network Units
Carr brings more than 30 years of industrial MRO and safety channel experience, most recently serving as VP of Snap-On Industrial Brands.
Jan 27th, 2021
AD Forms Canada Business Unit
The establishment of AD Canada culminates 28 years of AD's commitment to Canadian independent distributors.
Jan 25th, 2021
AD Elects its 2021 Board of Directors
Find out who AD's member-owners elected as the buying group's 12 new leaders for the new year.
Jan 13th, 2021
AD Closes on Mergers of SafetyNetwork, Delta Distributors
They serve as AD's 11th and 12th mergers since the group's 1981 founding, and fourth and fith in the last two years.
Jan 4th, 2021
AD Appoints New Leader for Bearings & PT Division
Former P.T. International CEO Darin Davenport takes over leadership of AD's Bearings & Power Transmission on Dec. 28.
Dec 3rd, 2020
AD Pushes Growth During Industrial & Safety-US Virtual Meeting
The virtual AD event hosted nearly 250 member distributors and suppliers from Oct. 26-29.
Nov 10th, 2020
AD Holds Virtual Events for Bearings & PT, Industrial & Safety-Canada Members
See recaps for AD's two recent virtually-hosted events, which included over 300 attending distributor members and supplier partners.
Nov 4th, 2020